Adriana M. Brodsky, associate professor of history and history department chair, has had her book published, titled “Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960” (Indiana Univ. Press, 2016). At the turn of the 20th century, Jews from North Africa and the Middle East were called Turcos (“Turks”); they were seen as distinct from Ashkenazim Find out more »
Chemistry Major Nicolette Coluzzi, Professor Randy Larsen and external collaborator Antonino Cosentino were recently published in the International Journal of Conservation Science. Their paper named “Free XRF Spectroscopic Database of Pigments Checker,” contains a collection of spectra of over 50 historic paints that would be useful for art historians and conservators to identify the types Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Kelly Neiles, Visiting Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Amanda Schech, and Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Pamela Mertz from St. Mary’s College, as well Craig N. Streu, assistant professor of biochemistry, Albion College; and Randall Reif, assistant professor of chemistry, University of Mary Washington; had an article published in the Find out more »
Associate Dean of Academic Services Donald Stabile recently had published “The Political Economy of a Living Wage: Progressives, the New Deal, and Social Justice.” The book focuses on President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s use of the phrase “living wage” in a variety of speeches, letters, and statements, and examines the degree to which programs of the Find out more »
Scott Mirabile, associate professor of psychology published the article, “The management and expression of pride: Age and gender effects across adolescence,” in the Journal of Adolescence in July 2016. The research examined pride expression and management across adolescence, focusing on gender and developmental differences.
Kelly Neiles, assistant professor of chemistry, and Ivy Todd (‘16) published the paper “Establishing the Validity of Using Network Analysis Software for Measuring Students’ Mental Storage of Chemistry Concepts” in the Journal of Chemical Education. The paper covers two studies that introduce a novel method for investigating students’ structural knowledge of chemistry topics using a program called Pathfinder.
Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, will have her collection of poetry, Receipt (Milkweed Editions, 2009), featured on Food52’s “Weekend Reads.” In this collection, Anderson transforms apparently prosaic documents, recipes and receipts, into expressions of human identity.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, has published “Political Interference in Microfinance” in the December 2015 issue of Enterprise Development and Microfinance.
In her new collection of essays, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and her 23 contributors explore the many roles machines play in women’s lives. What inspired you to create this collection? My co-editor, Joyce Dyer, was a visiting writer for VOICES. Over Find out more »